White begonias behind bird of paradise foliage
underplanted with ferns.
Epiphyllums with a gardenia behind.
Colocasia and Persian Shield with alternanthera weaving through
-- a single plant that sprouted last winter from seed.
Gingers on the right, Airplanes on the stand, gerberas
in pots on the left. Tiny blue glass containers hold
marbles and water to help with humidity.
Pots stepping down to the left hold blue porterweed,
Firecracker fern and Duranta cuttings.
A plastic takeout tray holds stones and marbles and
water for humidity. Pentas cuttings, Foxtail fern and Begonias.
Barely noticed at left is Epiphyllum and a bromeliad.
A stray daisy that I cut when I potted up gerberas,
Altenanthera in a mug. A rooted piece of
Christmas cactus. Begonia cuttings.
Bits of rooted begonias, pentas cuttings.
Colocasias and Persian Shield around the fountain.
Hydrangea Mariesii variegata cuttings.
Mesclun is sprouting!
We expect to have winter greens.
Sweet alyssum seedlings coming up around leggy
Foxtail Ferns. Syngonium near the floor;
A small brug with a tuft of leaves at the top.
An ice cream carton holds dozens of alternanthera cuttings.
Pot on the left is broken off ghost plant pieces.
Round glass bowl behind holds sea glass, marbles and
a piece of Brazilian ruellia rooting beside a seashell.
More humidity. Many of the plants that I bring inside are
root-hardy here. I pot them up for tropical effect.
Our earliest frost date has passed. Temperatures in the thirties was predicted the other night.
Keeping humidity up and temperatures down in the bright sunshine is a challenge.
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